Posts Tagged “travel”

Priest Lake: an escape for both budget and top-tier travelers

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Priest Lake: an escape for both budget and top-tier travelers

By: Andrew Beck   North Idaho is known for its beauty and lakes with expansive shores. It’s also known for being home to plenty of affluent properties—many are owned by celebrities looking for refuge from Hollywood, such as Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, Tom Cruise, and Clint Eastwood. Priest Lake, situated above Priest River has a…

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“There’s No Knowing Where You Might Be Swept Off To”

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“There’s No Knowing Where You Might Be Swept Off To”

  By Maria Vigil In my 19 years of life, I have been fortunate enough to travel a bit, but not nearly as much as I hope to. When I was 5, I went to Croatia with my family for a month, and then spent about a week in Rome. After that, the farthest I…

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Renting Equipment: Outdoor Travel for Less

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Renting Equipment: Outdoor Travel for Less

by Michaela Mulligan “Should I rent or should I buy?” This question runs through every traveler’s mind as they try to plan their outdoor trip. For experienced outdoor adventurers the answer is easy: buy the equipment for future use. But, for the novice outdoor traveller, it only brings up more questions. Where do I rent…

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Confessions from a Novice Travel Journalist

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Confessions from a Novice Travel Journalist

by Michaela Mulligan When I signed up for this course, I really didn’t know what I was getting myself into. I saw Travel Journalism as one of the course options and it didn’t really have a description so I figured I would try it out and see. What I didn’t know is that I would…

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Travel the World, One Plant at a Time

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Travel the World, One Plant at a Time

by Michaela Mulligan The warm moist air fills my nose as I walk into the greenhouse and my eyes are opened by the light and dark greens I see. My body begins to heat up as I start to walk around the displays with plants and greenery of every size. From the tall trees that…

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When the adventure is in the journey…

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When the adventure is in the journey…

By Whitney Carter Getting to Palouse Falls was quite an adventure. I had planned out the whole day: I got snacks, filled up my car with gas the night before, bundled up, packed extra gloves and socks and got ready to grab my adventure buddy at 12:30.  What I did not count on was the…

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A last word

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A last word

By Andrew Beck The concept of travel journalism was foreign to me at the beginning of the course. I knew about Rick Steves and travel magazines, but what actually is travel journalism? I didn’t know that there was so much behind-the-scenes work that went into travel journalism pieces. I figured travel journalists were the journalists…

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